Longboat Key

Longboat Key

A Novel

John Zeugner


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A simple tale of real-estate greed, student sex trafficking, environmental chicanery, small-business deception, and landmark demolition, Longboat Key tracks the unraveling of Charlie Dyer, Jimmy Faneuf, John Spradlin, Clementine Peverill, and other Floridians, as love, or something, alters them.


John Zeugner:
John Zeugner, Emeritus Professor of History at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and one-time tennis professional, has co-advised art restoration and environmental projects at WPI's Venice Project Center for over three decades. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Discovery Grant for Fiction, he has published a novel, Soldier for Christ (2013), and a prizewinning collection of short stories, Under Hiroshima (2014). His articles, short stories, and film and concert reviews have also appeared in literary journals and newspapers.